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Summer Principals Academy
The Education Leadership Program in the Department of Organization and Leadership
Gavin Lamb is a high school teacher at Gary Comer College Prep in Chicago, IL. Gary Comer is a campus of the Noble Network of Charter Schools, which boasts ten of the highest performing, non-selective enrollment high schools in the city of Chicago. Gavin was a founding teacher at Comer, which opened in 2008. At GCCP, 100% of seniors were accepted into a 4-year college or university this spring. Gavin has taught 9th grade Algebra and been an advisor to a group of young men for the last four years. In addition, Gavin built the football program and has been the head coach since the first season. Gavin received a B.A. from the University of Notre Dame in 2005, and then joined Teach For America. He taught 5th grade self-contained for three years at his placement school in Chicago at CICS Wrightwood, before accepting the position as a founding teacher at Comer. Gavin is excited to join the 2012 SPA NYC cohort and take the next step on his path toward school leadership.